NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dillard University Theatre's production of August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" opens Friday at 8 p.m. in the Samuel DuBois Cook Fine Arts Center.

The show, which runs five times through Nov. 18, is directed by Ray Vrazel.

Ticket information is available by calling the Dillard University box office at 504- 816-4857 or by email at theatre(at)

Part of Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, "Two Trains Running" takes place in the city's Hill District, a predominantly black neighborhood. It follows a several characters at a restaurant in 1969 and is set to a backdrop of the civil rights movement.